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Swiss Supreme Court confirms broad interpretation of scope of arbitration agreement

01 December 2011

Authors: Nathalie Voser, Eliane Fischer

In a French-language decision dated 20 September 2011 and published on 19 October 2011, the Swiss Supreme Court held that a tribunal of the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) had rightly interpreted an arbitration clause contained in a licence agreement to also apply to claims based on purchase agreements closely linked with the licence agreement.

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